An estimated 28 000 heads of cattle in North Western Province are infected with foot and mouth disease. The disease is said to mostly affect Zambezi District, where local authorities are working frantically to contain it. “This is a serious concern for us and we want the veterinary department to…
Foot and mouth disease in Zambia’s North Western Province
Musika’s intervention in the livestock sector has stimulated private sector investment in the smallholder veterinary market across the major livestock producing areas of Southern, Central, Eastern, and Western Provinces. With Musika’s support, major companies have extended the distribution of livestock drugs, veterinary services, genetics and nutrition products to commercially difficult areas through intermediaries, while others have developed infrastructure including livestock service centres and spray races backed by technical knowledge provision and training services for smallholder farmers.